The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 546 516 540
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 74 95 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 22
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£400 £388 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £237 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.19 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.19 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 60 £400 +3.22% 5
London -24 24 £375 -3.22% 2
South East -5 22 £400 +18.51% 1
Scotland +1 12 £361 - 5
City of London -14 11 £400 -
Hampshire -4 10 £400 +36.75%
Surrey +3 7 - -
Renfrewshire - 7 £423 -
Erskine - 7 £423 -
Camberley - 6 - -
Worcester +7 4 £400 +17.64%
Worcestershire +4 4 £400 +17.64%
West Midlands +3 4 £400 +17.64%
Glasgow - 4 £304 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £331 -
Brighton - 3 £331 -
East Midlands -3 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Nottingham -15 2 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -27 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £420 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £250 -37.50%
East of England -1 1 £250 -39.39%
Dorset -1 1 - -
Bournemouth -3 1 - -
South West -11 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £250 -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 117 (66.48%) SAN
2 78 (44.32%) VMware
3 72 (40.91%) NetApp
4 68 (38.64%) Windows
5 65 (36.93%) EMC
6 50 (28.41%) Brocade
7 43 (24.43%) Cisco
8 42 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (23.30%) Fibre Channel
10 37 (21.02%) Security Cleared
10 37 (21.02%) NAS
11 34 (19.32%) HP
11 34 (19.32%) Migration
12 33 (18.75%) UNIX
13 29 (16.48%) Data Centre
14 28 (15.91%) EMC VNX
15 27 (15.34%) Linux
15 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
16 25 (14.20%) Finance
16 25 (14.20%) SC Cleared
17 24 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
17 24 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
18 23 (13.07%) Solaris
19 21 (11.93%) NetBackup
19 21 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
20 20 (11.36%) HPUX
20 20 (11.36%) IBM
21 19 (10.80%) 3PAR
22 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
22 18 (10.23%) Dell

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Office
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
1 3 (1.70%) IaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 117 (66.48%) SAN
2 41 (23.30%) Fibre Channel
3 37 (21.02%) NAS
4 12 (6.82%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.98%) DNS
6 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.27%) FCoE
6 4 (2.27%) Firewall
7 3 (1.70%) LAN
7 3 (1.70%) WAN
7 3 (1.70%) DHCP
7 3 (1.70%) Internet
8 2 (1.14%) LDAP
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) SSH
9 1 (0.57%) VLAN
9 1 (0.57%) DMZ
9 1 (0.57%) VPN
9 1 (0.57%) SNMP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (14.20%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) Flash
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.91%) EMC VNX
3 24 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.68%) Symmetrix
6 7 (3.98%) Replication
6 7 (3.98%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (2.84%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.84%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.84%) EMC Centera
8 4 (2.27%) Clustering
9 3 (1.70%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.70%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.70%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.14%) IBM XIV
10 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.14%) Celerra
11 1 (0.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.64%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) UNIX
3 27 (15.34%) Linux
4 24 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
5 23 (13.07%) Solaris
6 20 (11.36%) HPUX
7 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.98%) AIX
10 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.32%) Migration
2 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 11 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (5.11%) Change Control
5 8 (4.55%) ITIL
5 8 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 6 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.27%) Time Management
7 4 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 4 (2.27%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.70%) ERP
8 3 (1.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.70%) Validation
8 3 (1.70%) Data Management
8 3 (1.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.70%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (1.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.52%) Perl
2 13 (7.39%) Shell Script
3 10 (5.68%) SQL
4 9 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.14%) C++
6 2 (1.14%) C
6 2 (1.14%) VBScript
7 1 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) REXX
7 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.98%) Degree
4 7 (3.98%) VCP4
4 7 (3.98%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) VCP5
5 4 (2.27%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) NCDA
6 3 (1.70%) NCIE
7 2 (1.14%) MCSE
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (10.23%) Active Directory
4 15 (8.52%) vSphere
5 12 (6.82%) NFS
6 10 (5.68%) SRDF
7 8 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.84%) XenApp
9 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) Firmware
10 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.57%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) NetBackup
2 16 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (6.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (5.68%) ARCserve
4 10 (5.68%) SnapMirror
4 10 (5.68%) Tivoli
4 10 (5.68%) SnapVault
5 8 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (2.84%) Legato
8 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.70%) OpenView
9 3 (1.70%) SCCM
9 3 (1.70%) SCOM
10 2 (1.14%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.57%) SnapLock
11 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.57%) Puppet
11 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (44.32%) VMware
2 72 (40.91%) NetApp
3 65 (36.93%) EMC
4 50 (28.41%) Brocade
5 43 (24.43%) Cisco
6 34 (19.32%) HP
7 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.36%) IBM
9 19 (10.80%) 3PAR
10 18 (10.23%) Dell
11 11 (6.25%) FalconStor
12 10 (5.68%) Dell Compellent
12 10 (5.68%) CA
12 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
13 9 (5.11%) Citrix
14 8 (4.55%) Oracle
15 7 (3.98%) Isilon
16 6 (3.41%) Veeam
16 6 (3.41%) Hitachi
17 5 (2.84%) CommVault
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